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BOOKS & MOVIES

Morning Coffee Chat With NYT Bestselling Author Garth Stein

Garth Stein will be reading excerpts and discussing his award-winning novel, "The Art of Racing in the Rain," which is currently...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 13, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 4098 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

We applaud the summertime efforts of Pleasanton school supporters for their enthusiasm and some success in raising money...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:27 am | 26 comments | 1261 Views

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Young Pleasanton man killed in crash near the mall early this morning

A 23-year-old Pleasanton resident died early Friday morning after crashing into a large tree near Stoneridge Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Other Car's Sister, on Aug 19, 2009 at 4:23 pm | 14 comments | 1482 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton, Bay Area transportation systems prepare for BART strike

Pleasanton traffic planners, police and the Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission are encouraging commuters to...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 15, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 11 comments | 1816 Views

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Lark in the Park series canceled

The Museum On Main announced the cancellation of the monthly Lark in the Park program, do to the unexpected death of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Spellcheck?, on Aug 14, 2009 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1141 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police fine 6 Pleasanton businesses for selling liquor to minors

Officers conducting an underage decoy sting in Pleasanton last Wednesday fined six businesses suspected of supplying alcohol...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barone's gets OK for live music, entertainment

After two dozen speakers and two and a half hours, the Planning Commission Wednesday night granted Barone's restaurant its...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 21 comments | 1492 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

We first met Jerry McNerney when he and his wife Mary stood at the corner of Farmers Market and Main Street seeking votes...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 19, 2009 at 12:32 am | 8 comments | 1219 Views

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BART strike averted 5 hours before scheduled shutdown

Pleasanton commuters were spared a traffic nightmare when BART's management and leaders of its second-largest union announced...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Fire Them, on Aug 18, 2009 at 10:18 am | 7 comments | 1265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to decide tonight how to allot $459K raised by I Love Pleasanton Schools

It was a race to the finish line, but the supporters of the I Love Pleasanton Schools fundraising campaign finished Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:18 am | 32 comments | 1782 Views

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Corral Hollow fire east of Livermore now 100% contained

The Corral Hollow fire burning along the border of Alameda and San Joaquin counties is fully contained, a fire spokeswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by tyu, on Aug 19, 2009 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 1095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors want downtown holiday skating rink put on ice for now

An already-announced outdoor ice skating rink at downtown's Delucchi Park for the coming Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bait/Switch, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:14 am | 57 comments | 2027 Views

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Water agency begins operating demineralization plant

Zone 7 Water Agency has begun operating its new demineralization plant on Santa Rita Road, just north of Stoneridge Drive. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on May 22, 2010 at 6:45 pm | 10 comments | 1370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amber alert issued for 2-month-old taken from mother's car this morning

Police are searching for a 2-month-old boy who was apparently taken by force from his mother by his father and uncle in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:03 am | 10 comments | 1585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gotcha!

Photos from the farmers' market in August. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2438...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1124 Views

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City, Pleasanton Garbage Service to host workshop on new program

The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Garbage Service will co-host a free informational workshop about Pleasanton's new recycling...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tammy, on Aug 28, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 1127 Views

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In good hands

Nancy Mullins is passionate about running her in-home day care. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5978...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Debbie, on Sep 10, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 6 comments | 1217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board votes to fund music, counseling and reading specialists

Even though Measure G failed in June, some of the programs and positions supporters hoped to save will be at least partially...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patriot, on Aug 30, 2009 at 10:06 am | 18 comments | 1310 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District attorneys: Reduced criminal sentences to balance budget could escalate crime rates

The California District Attorneys Association sent a letter to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Wednesday saying that reducing...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Millie, on Aug 24, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 998 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rotary Club of Pleasanton

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton since 1965 has been a leader in the community in helping make Pleasanton a great place to live....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1027 Views
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